Wanted! Wanted Posters of the Old West by Barbara Fifer and Martin Kidston
- 208 pages and 150 images
- Size: 8.5" inches by 12" inches
Wanted!” Wanted Posters of the Old West is a visual journey into Western History and the days of train robberies on horseback, bank jobs, horse theft, slavery and murder. This fantastic Western Book shows the reader the actual posters that were hung by law officials to try to help bring in such outlaws as Jesse James, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid along with so many other notorious bandits. It also features fugitive notices and Pinkerton Agency circulars with details about the technology of identification, the history of wanted posters, and the stories behind the crimes. This Western History book is the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys reading about the untamed west and the untamed men that lived in it.
The author, Barbara Fifer is a creative writer who studied comparative literature and has written many historically accurate books. She is known for writing lively synopsis' of expedition stories with colorful illustration. Martin Kidston studied at the University of Montana in Missoula and is now a newspaper reporter for Helena Independent Record